Victorian Period

Victorian Period

Victorian period   In Victorian London each parish in the city had a jakesman (refuse officer) who cleaned out the public facilities. The carts of “refuse” was transported out of the city at night. During the Victorian period, powdered chalk and cuttlefish provided...
Medieval

Medieval

Medieval   Three of the most celebrated medieval English victories are: Crecy, Poitiers, and Agincourt. All three took place during the Hundred Years War between England and France. Crecy: 1346. Poitiers: 1356, and Agincourt: 1415.   Eleanor of Aquitaine, one of the...
Historical Recipes

Historical Recipes

Recipes from all Ages Here’s some of the spices they had in the 1300’s in England. Most came back with the English knights who went to the Crusades.                                       black pepper, cinnamon, ginger, saffron, nutmeg, cloves, mace, Spiced...
The Bronze Age

The Bronze Age

The Bronze Age The Bronze Age ship, the Uluburun (circa 1300 BCE) discovered by Turkish fishermen and recovered by divers from INA (Institute of Nautical Archaeology in Bodrum, Turkey)is considered one of most important shipwreck discoveries of the 20th Century....

Research Sources

KNIGHTS IN TIME SERIES ***Books*** 1.The Black Prince by Barbara Emerson 2.The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince (from contemporary letters, diaries, and chronicles including Chandos Herald’s, the prince’s personal chronicler) by Richard Barber  The Black Prince...